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Branch falls on power lines in Whakatiki Street

At approximately 34 Whakatiki St, a branch has fallen onto the power line and all traffic has been diverted down Routley Crescent. The fire department and police are in attendance. Wellington Electricity has been notified to get the power turned off and contractor to remove the branch. Read more »

Annual Plan 2016 – 2017 consultation is now closed

The consultation period for the 2016 – 2017 Annual Plan is now closed. Thank you to everyone for taking the time to submit your feedback, and to those who attended the public meeting. Your views are very important to us as we continue to develop our city and community. Hearings will be held on Monday 23… Read more »

Bridge Road temporary services bridge to be lifted into position

It is proposed to lift the 50m temporary services bridge into position at about 1:00pm today. If you intend watching please keep out of the construction area for safety reasons and clear of workmen. Once the bridge is in place new services will be laid on it so that those on the existing bridge can… Read more »

Valley News available

The latest Valley News has been published on the website today on our online publications. To view March Valley news, click here (PDF 4.19 MB). Online publications can be viewed at: upperhuttcity.com/publications Read more »

2016 Annual Community Survey coming up for Upper Hutt residents

Upper Hutt City Council’s performance and services to the community will be under the spotlight as it seeks feedback from residents.  UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 28 JAN 2016—This year’s Annual Community Survey will begin on Tuesday, 9 February. The survey, which is initiated by Upper Hutt City Council, may take up to 3 weeks, concluding… Read more »

Upper Hutt bucks the trend

UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 22 January 2016 — While retail precincts around the Wellington region lament stagnating retail occupancy rates, Upper Hutt is bucking the trend as the only area outside of Wellington’s city centre to see a steady increase. Residents of Upper Hutt and visitors to the area enjoyed an expanding retail offering this… Read more »

Chris Upton reappointed Chief Executive of Upper Hutt City Council

Incumbent Chief Executive, Chris Upton has his appointment at Upper Hutt City Council extended for another three years.   UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 22 DEC 2015—Upper Hutt City Council announced today the reappointment of Chris Upton to the role of Chief Executive, extending his term in this position by another three years. Under the Local… Read more »

Annual Report: It’s been a great year for Upper Hutt

The Upper Hutt City Council 2014-15 Annual Report is now available – and the report not only shows our performance as a Council over the past year, but also tells a story of a city that is primed for growth and success for our people and our business community. After being formally approved in October,… Read more »

Birchville bridge collapse information – Thursday 1:30pm update 19/11

The temporary road was due to be sealed today. Unfortunately this has been delayed as the contractor has had to spend more time than anticipated preparing the road for sealing and completing the guardrail. Residents returning to Bridge Rd tonight should assemble at 5:30pm and be convoyed in by the contractor. Sealing will commence about… Read more »

Birchville bridge collapse information – Thursday 5/11 Update

Yesterday’s rain interrupted the contractors work to widen the track into a temporary road, however; the crew was back on site first thing this morning in a limited capacity, which increased as the day has progressed. Due to the height of the bluff being cut at on the track, this area is becoming increasingly dangerous… Read more »